Current Affairs- September 3, 2017
1-San Diego county in the US declared health emergency after hepatitis outbreak
2-West Bengal Tourism Minister is Gautam Deb. Sikkim Chief Minister is Pawan Kumar.
3-Pakistan’s army chief is General Qamar Javed Bajwa
4-President Ram Nath Kovind corrected Dharmendra Pradhan of saying ‘sansoochit’ during the oath-taking ceremony.
5-Prime Minister Modi left for China to take part in the 9th BRICS summit at Xiamen.
6-Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles declared an emergency due to the largest wildfire in the US city’s history
7- LGBTs– Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgenders
8- Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sithraman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have been promoted to the Cabinet.
9- The opposition leader Kem Sokha of Cambodia was arrested for allegedly plotting a conspiracy against the government.
10-ADHD– Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
11- Nirmala Sitharaman was named India’s Defence Minister and Piyush Goyal takes charge of Indian Railways.
12-Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has been assigned additional portfolios of Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation.
13-Suresh Prabhu gets the Commerce and Industry ministry.
14-Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has 29 million Twitter followers
15-International Boxing Association (AIBA) President is Ching Kuo Wo
16-The Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship will be held in Guwahati in November.
17-Former Manipur Chief Minister was Okram Ibobi Singh
18-2002 Olympics silver medal-winning shooter, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has been appointed as Sports Minister.
19- India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI), being played at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
20-United Nations Secretary-General is Antonio Guterres
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